UK posts slowest growth in six years as Brexit looms

LONDON: The British economy grew at its slowest pace in six years in 2018, data showed Monday, as Brexit uncertainty grips the country and fears grow that Britain could crash out of the EU without a deal. The bleak official figures came as the British government seeks to win more time to secure EU concessions on Brexit that could pass the UK parliament and avert a chaotic split from the bloc on March 29. Businesses are on edge with Britain just weeks away from its scheduled departure from the European project after 46 years and still with no firm arrangements … Continue reading UK posts slowest growth in six years as Brexit looms